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Daniel José Older

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Daniel José Older is the New York Times bestselling author of the Young Adult series the Shadowshaper Cypher (Scholastic) , the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series (Penguin) , and the upcoming Middle Grade sci-fi adventure Flood City (Scholastic) . He won the International Latino Book Award and has been nominated for the Kirkus Prize, the Mythopoeic Award, the Locus Award, the Andre Norton Award, and yes, the World Fantasy Award. Shadowshaper was named one of Esquire's 80 Books Every Person Should Read. You can find his thoughts on writing, read dispatches from his decade-long career as an NYC paramedic...

Jennifer Givhan

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Jennifer Givhan's debut poetry collection Landscape with Headless Mama won the 2015 Pleiades Editors' Prize, and her second poetry collection Protection Spell won inclusion in the 2016 Miller Williams Poetry Series, chosen by former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, and will be published in February 2017 with University of Arkansas Press. Her honors include a 2015 National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowship in Poetry, a 2010 PEN/Rosenthal Emerging Voices Fellowship, the 2015 Frost Place Latin@ Scholarship, the 2015 Lascaux Review Prize, the 2014 Pinch Prize, and a 2012 National Latino Writer's...